meaning of language

1. Any means of conveying or communicating ideas; specifically, human speech; the expression of ideas by the voice; sounds, expressive of thought, articulated by the organs of the throat and mouth.
The expression of ideas by writing, or any other instrumentality.
The forms of speech, or the methods of expressing ideas, peculiar to a particular nation.
The characteristic mode of arranging words, peculiar to an individual speaker or writer; manner of expression; style.
The inarticulate sounds by which animals inferior to man express their feelings or their wants.
The suggestion, by objects, actions, or conditions, of ideas associated therewith; as, the language of flowers.
The vocabulary and phraseology belonging to an art or department of knowledge; as, medical language; the language of chemistry or theology.
A race, as distinguished by its speech.
To communicate by language; to express in language.
language 1. programming> programming language. 2. language> natural language.
the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial ">language"

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